Team and experience

Dear partners and friends, we are pleased to announce that after two successful years as independent M&A consultancy firm, Filipescu Vişa Financial Advisors is joining Deloitte. You will be able to reach all of us in Deloitte’s Corporate Finance team.

 

At Filipescu Vişa, the founders have altogether over thirty years of experience in M&A and financial services in Romania and the region.

Moreover, our network of contacts and partners allow us to scale
up our team efficiently and on short notice, involving specialists
according to the requirements of the project, be it sector or other
markets’ expertise.

Ioana Filipescu
Managing Director

Ioana Filipescu has over 20 years of experience in financial services and investment banking within Filipescu Vişa, EBRD, KPMG and between 2004 – 2014 as Managing Director Raiffeisen Investment Romania.

During her career Ioana has contributed to the closing of over 15 M&A transactions wither on the seller side, or the buyer side. Ioana is ranked first in România and ninth in CEE among M&A consultants between 2000 – 2016 based on the number of transactions closed, according to independent research company MERGERMARKET.

Ioana has a graduation certificate from École Nationale d’Administration - ENA as well as a master in polytechnic studies.

Selected credentials
Year Buyer Target Sector Role Value (EUR m)
2014 ADM Capital Brickston /Ceramica construction materials Seller advisor 10 - 25
2014 GDF - Suez Congaz gas distribution Seller advisor 25 – 50
2013 Axxess Capital Deutek decorative paints Seller advisor 10 – 25
2012 EDP Renovaveis proiecte 66 MW foto-voltaic energy Seller advisor 10 – 25
2012 Balkan Steel Kloeckner Romania metallic victory Seller advisor <5
2010 ABC Data Scop Computers IT distribution Seller advisor 10 – 25
2009 SGAM Medlife servicii healthcare Seller advisor 10 – 25
2008 Advent International Labormed pharmaceuticals Seller advisor 100 - 250
2008 Vodafone Proton Technologies mobile phone telephony Seller advisor 5 – 10
2008 Groupama Asiban insurance Buyer advisor 250 - 500
2007 Proton Technologies Vegastel mobile phone telephony Seller advisor <5
2007 Groupama BT Asigurări insurance Buyer advisor 100 – 250
2006 Multireklam Efect Media outdoor advisor Seller advisor 5-10
2006 ANZAG Farmexpert pharmacies Buyer advisor 100 – 250
2005 Kronospan Huta Szczecin metallic products Seller advisor 10-25
2005 GHCL Bega Upsom chemical products Seller advisor 10-25
2004 OTP Bank RoBank commercial bank Seller advisor 25 – 50
2015 Bulgarian investors RESG Bulgaria facility services seller advisor <5
2016 Nidec Ana Imep appliance motors seller advisor 10-25
2016 Samsic RESG Romania facility services seller advisor <5
Florin Vișa
Executive Director

Florin Vişa has 16 years of experience as M&A consultant in Filipescu Vişa and companies such as KPMG, ABN AMRO/RBS and Raiffeisen Investment.


Since 2008 his position was of M&A Director. Florin acted as consultant in over 15 successful transactions with an aggregated value of over 1 billion euros. Florin is ranked second in Romania and eighth in CEE among M&A consultants between 2000– 2016 based on the number of transactions closed, according to independent research company MERGERMARKET.

Florin is an International Business Graduate and has completed over 15 specialized M&A training courses.

Selected credentials
Year Buyer Target Sector Role Value (EUR m)
2014 ADM Capital Brickston /Ceramica construction materials Seller advisor 10 - 25
2014 GDF - Suez Congaz gas distribution Seller advisor 25 – 50
2013 Axxess Capital Deutek decorative paint Seller advisor 10 – 25
2012 EDP Renovaveis proiecte 66 MW foto-voltaic energy Seller advisor 10 – 25
2012 Balkan Steel Kloeckner Romania metallic products Seller advisor <5
2009 Initiative Media Hyperactive advertising agency Seller advisor <5
2009 SAB Miller Bere Azuga alcoholic beverages Buyer advisor 10 – 25
2008 Schenker DB Romtrans transportation Buyer advisor 50 - 100
2008 CEZ proiecte 600 MW wind energy Seller advisor 250 - 500
2008 Advent International Labormed pharmaceuticals Seller advisor 100 - 250
2008 Vodafone Proton Technologies mobile phone retail Seller advisor 5-10
2008 Groupama Asiban insurance Buyer advisor 250 - 500
2007 Proton Technologies Vegastel mobile phone retail Buyer advisor <5
2007 Groupama BT Asigurări insurance Buyer advisor 100 – 250
2006 Multireklam Efect Media outdoor advertising Seller advisor 5-10
2005 GHCL Bega Upsom chemical products Seller advisor 10-25
2005 Hoftex Group Textor textiles Seller advisor 5-10
2004 OTP Bank RoBank commercial banking Seller advisor 25 – 50
2015 Bulgarian investors RESG Bulgaria facility services seller advisor <5
2016 Nidec Ana Imep facility services seller advisor 10-25
2016 Samsic RESG Romania facility services seller advisor <5